Billings West High School

Home of the Golden Bears

2201 St. John's Avenue

Billings, MT 59102



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   West High Video:  We are West High

   West High Physics Boat Race Video


        Bear Bash Flier Link


     Click here for Daily Announcements


     Important Dates:      

         April 1 - April 30 -- Summer Drivers Ed registration  -- Summer 2015 Pay Schools Driver Education Enrollment Form

Text Box: Musical adaptation of the Ugly Ducking
West High Auditorium -- 7:30 pm
April 23-25, 2015
$8 reserved seating -- no passes accepted
Contact West High Music Office
Honk is presented through special arrangement with
Music Theatre International.  
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

         April 14 - 24 -- NWEA Testing for Sophomores

         April 23 -- Golden Apple Dinner

         April 23 --  Library Staff Appreciation Day

         April 23-25 -- Honk! -- Musical adaptation of Ugly Duckling --
                                 West High Auditorium -- 7:30 pm --

                                 $8 reserved seating --  no passes accepted
                                 contact West High Music Office -- 406-281-5738

         April 24 --  Six Week Grading Period

         April 28 -- ACT Testing -- Juniors -- 8:00 am - 12:30 pm

         April 29 -- Football Players Parent Meeting -- 6:30 pm -- Cafeteria

         April 30 -- Last day for Summer Drivers Ed registration

         May 5 & May 6 -- Sports Physicals -- see announcements for more details

         May 7, 8, 11, 12 -- Smarter Balance Testing -- Juniors -- English & Math

         May 9 -- Academy & ROTC Days -- Billings Armed Force Reserve Center

         May 12 -- Senior Awards Night -- 7:00 pm -- Auditorium
         May 31 -- Graduation -- Metra Park -- 10:00 am --  more info to follow



     West High's Kodiak Newspaper


     West Poets Society



     Test Dates:


         April 14-24 -- NWEA Testing -- Sophomores

         April 28 -- ACT Test

         May 7, 8, 11, 12-- Smarter Balance Testing - Juniors - English & Math -- new dates




Weekly Activities


          Sports Physicals - 2015       

        Pre-participation Physical Form                                              

     Activities Schedules 2014-2015

          Spring Schedules
          Strength and Conditioning Summer 2015 Program Form  -- Forms are also available in the Activities Office


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Teacher Google Accounts

Student Google Accounts


for Parents and Students

Parent PowerSchool User Guide

You will need to go to the
Main Office
(not the Registrar which is what the guide states)
to get the parent letter.

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view west's payschool account

Summer 2015 Pay Schools
Driver Education Enrollment Form

West High Yearbook:

Yearbooks cost $50 before Jan. 1. 
After Jan. 1, they are $65.

Order forms are in the main office or you may use the payschool link on this page. 

We are always seeking pictures of school activities. If you have pictures to submit, please go to hjeshare. Our school code is BWHS (all caps). There, you can upload photos and we will receive them to put in the yearbook. 

The yearbook staff sells baby and friendship ads to be published in the yearbook to seniors and parents of seniors. Price ranges from $45 to $145 depending on the size of the ad. Ads are to be made online. Please go to The school code is 7469. Ads can be made directly online and then paid for at that time also. 

Any questions about yearbooks should be sent to or Lauren Zent, 281-5700.

Yearbook Order Form 2014






Billings West High School commits
 to providing educational excellence by
empowering students with
 the means for success and
 by challenging them to
become productive citizens.

Latex and Peanut Safe School

mportant Information:


Superintendent Bouck:

February 5, 2015 Newsletter

Critical Issues Questionnaire February 2, 2015

December 12, 2014 Newsletter

November Newsletter

Inclement Weather Conditions-Special Edition

BPS Board Wins Board of the Year Award!

August 15, 2014 Newsletter
Redistricting Information

Billings Public Schools Facilities Master Plan

West High:
West High Parent Letter August 2014



Other Information:


Parent's Backpack Guide to English/Math Standards

Junior Parent Night Presentation
Student Handbook 2014-2015

BWHS Freshman Survival Guide 2013-2014

Driver's Education Classes 2014-1215

Student Registration  2015/2016:

Agenda for MS PAC Dec 2014 & Feb 2015
Class Meetings November 2014 Registration
Course Report Book 2014
Student Registration Guide 2015-2016

District PK-12 Enrollment Form

Registration Forms:
 *     Freshman

*      Sophomore

*       Junior

*       Senior

*      Special Education

*      Career Center:

Student Registration Sem 1

Student Registration Sem 2

Freshman Registration Form

Sophomore Registration Sem 1 & Sem 2


Class Flyers:

*       AP Statistics

*       Business Flyer and Business Presentation

*       Computer Skills & Desktop Publishing

*      Tech Ed

*       World Languages



New Student Registration for the  2014/2015 school year:


Please call the Main Office at West High (281-5600) in order to make an appointment to

register your student who will be new to West High in the Fall of 2014.  

For your appointment you will need to bring:

  • Birth Certificate

A parent and/or legal guardian must accompany the student to the registration appointment.

 For questions regarding registration, please contact Jeril Hehn, Associate Principal, at 281-5614.


To see which school your student will attend, call 281-5018 or go online to (Parents/Enrollment & Registration/School Site Locater).


Transcript Fee: 


Beginning January 2, 2014, Billings Public Schools will be charging a $3.00 fee for each transcript requested.

There will not be a charge for current students or for one calendar year upon exit date. 
Transcripts will not be mailed until the proper documentation and payment is received.
Fees may be paid with check, cash, or by Payschool (link listed below), which carries additional convenience fees.

Upon receipt of payment the transcript can be mailed or obtained in person at West High Registrar's office.

For more information and Request For Transcript Form, click here to go to the West High Transcript website.


Alex Schrauger reads with Lilly Turley and Tierra Langford

For I Love to Read month,


West students read Montana

books to fourth-graders

from Central Heights.


For more click here.


                INSTALL JAVA





Congratulations Kaile Ellinghouse

for her dedication and article on Recycled Love


2015 MCTM Regional Math Contest

West High Results

               47 West High mathletes, garnering 42 superiors
                   and 37 honorable mentions

                 1 senior scholarship winner: Jack Conwell

                 5 all-superiors:  Jack Conwell, Jordan Gibbs, Jacob Linfesty,
                    Si Ryan IV, and Craig Walker

Click here for more results.

Congratulations to West High’s AMC-B Winners
and Top Finishers!


  AMC-B 12

Jacob Linfesty—WINNER—
Top Sophomore   


Megan Dewar—Top Senior


Wilson Harris—Top Junior


AMC-B 10

Rachel A. Miller—WINNER—
Top Sophomore

Keegan Lundman—Top Freshman


Billings West High
Business Professionals of America
2015 State Leadership Conference Results


Click here for the West High BPA State Results.
The students have qualified to attend the
National Leadership Conference
this May in Anaheim, CA. 
A total of 4 students from West High took
1st Place in their events!

The Billings Gazette also featured a
great article in the newspaper about
our State Leadership Conference. 
Here is the link!





Over 45 students qualified for the
State Leadership Conference in March








2014 National Spanish Exam Winners:

Gold  Award  =  95 Percentile and
above in the nation

Spanish Level Two: Jessica Keller
(tied first in the state of Montana)

Click here for other winners


2014 National French Exam Winners:

Silver Award winners-- Cyrine Boumediene  and
Synda Boumediene
(Both awards winners are from Tunisian,
and French is NOT their first language. )

Of 11,847 students taking the French 4 exam,
7 got a perfect score.
 Only 6 students missed one question --

Cyrine Boumediene
was one of those.
Another 19 students missed only two questions --
Synda Boumediene was one of those.

Bronze Award winner -- Erin Stafford (French 2)
(was in the top 3% nationally)

Click here for other winners


BRIC (Bringing Research Into the Classroom) Program

Mrs. Walter's Biology II students are taking part in the BRIC Program. This program partners Montana Tech Biology and with Montana middle and high school science teachers.  It is being funded by the Science Education partnership award from the National Institutes of Health.  Through this program, students will receive hands-on training in bacteriophage discovery and exposure to health science research opportunities.  The classes will be participating in the program over the next four years.


Enjoy the Science Fair Video:

Mrs. Ladd wins Grant

 $2500 from Farmer's Insurance Thank-A-Million Teachers Program. 
With the money, Physics II class are building electric guitars.


2015 Forensics
Coaches of the Year

Mr. Petak and Mr. Macartney

National Merit Scholarship Finalists:

Jack Conwell and Malia Gesuale

2015 National Merit
Scholarship Competition:

Jack Conwell,  Semifinalist
Malia Gesuale, Semifinalist 
Joe Knee, Commended




Golden Apple Award Winner


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Date last edited:  April 22, 2015